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Pension Fund of the Christian Church

Employer-Sponsored Retirement Products

Overview

As a church plan, Pension Fund is able to offer flexible and worry-free retirement options for employers and their employees. Our team of Area Directors will meet with you to discuss your needs and help you get started.

Individual Savings & Retirement Products

Overview

Whether you’re just starting out or closer to retirement, choose from a variety of products to help you reach your retirement and savings goals.

Program Applicants

Ministerial Relief & Assistance

Our relief programs meet the evolving needs of new, active, and retired clergy and their families to ensure all ministers and lay workers can enjoy a strong, smart, secure retirement.

Supporters & Donors

Make An Impact with a Donation

Your gifts and financial support helps ministry workers in need bridge the unexpected from now until retirement (and beyond).

Resources

Overview

Discover planning and educational tools & resources to help you navigate your financial wellness journey.

For Members & Clergy

For Members

Guides, factsheets and resources to aid you on the Road to Financial Wellness.

For Clergy

Clergy-specific resources to support your call to ministry.

For Employers

For Employers

Hiring tip sheets, tax guides and more to help you manage your employees' benefits.

Your Money Line

Pension Fund has partnered with Pete the Planner® to provide members with access to financial guides who will help answer your tough financial questions & online tools such as calculators and eLearning courses.

Stay Connected

News & Publications

Events

The Gathering

Pension Fund's biennial conference that connects pastors to learn and discuss spiritual, health & financial wellness.

Employer-Sponsored Retirement Products

Overview

As a church plan, Pension Fund is able to offer flexible and worry-free retirement options for employers and their employees. Our team of Area Directors will meet with you to discuss your needs and help you get started.

Individual Savings & Retirement Products

Overview

Whether you’re just starting out or closer to retirement, choose from a variety of products to help you reach your retirement and savings goals.

Program Applicants

Ministerial Relief & Assistance

Our relief programs meet the evolving needs of new, active, and retired clergy and their families to ensure all ministers and lay workers can enjoy a strong, smart, secure retirement.

Supporters & Donors

Make An Impact with a Donation

Your gifts and financial support helps ministry workers in need bridge the unexpected from now until retirement (and beyond).

Resources

Overview

Discover planning and educational tools & resources to help you navigate your financial wellness journey.

Your Money Line

Pension Fund has partnered with Pete the Planner® to provide members with access to financial guides who will help answer your tough financial questions & online tools such as calculators and eLearning courses.

Retired Clergy

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For some, saving for retirement wasn't an option.

The mission of Pension Fund of the Christian Church is For the Support of Ministry. Our vision is every Stone-Campbell pastor and lay employee will enjoy a strong, smart, and secure retirement. Ministerial Relief and Assistance bridges the gap with support programs in time of need. Ministerial Relief – a Bridge for Financial Wellness.

Supporting ministry to the finish line.

Every year, through our Ministerial Relief & Assistance programs, Pension Fund cares for hundreds of clergy and their families by helping with basic necessities for our missionaries, clergy and their families. These programs also provides dignity and financial security in retirement for those who have sacrificed so much for the ministry. For some who faithfully served the Church for years on low or limited income, it was harder (or not an option) to save for retirement.

MR&A Programs

Learn more about the programs available for retired clergy and ministry workers.

The purpose of a Ministerial Relief Pension is to assist a retired minister and surviving spouse who were never afforded the opportunity to participate in the Pension Plan. It provides an ongoing monthly gift if retirement income is low (i.e., less than 200% of poverty level, adjusted for regional cost-of-living).

The purpose of the Supplemental Gift Program is to assist a Pension Plan member and/or their surviving spouse, who have very low retirement income and where the low retirement is due to low salary and/or late entry into Pension Plan.

The purpose of the 13th Check is to provide a year-end gift to beneficiaries with the lowest retirement incomes with a goal of funding a full 13th check. There is no application for 13th Check – it is automatically provided to all Ministerial Relief Pensioners and Supplemental Gift recipients.

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Testimonials:

"Thank you so very very much for the 13th Check. With car insurance in November and taxes in December, it was very appreciated."

-13th Check recipient

"In our time of stress and need, Pension Fund was there for us--not only financially, but in whatever support we needed."

-Pension Fund member

Let us help you bridge the unexpected. Submit an MR&A Application today.

Apply Now for an MRA Program